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Why Washing Your Hands Too Much Could Make You Sick

Even when you think you’re alone, you’ve got a lot of company. Of the cells you carry around, only about half, it turns out, are human. The rest …

Microbiology

STOP unwanted telemarketing calls disguised as local phone numbers

SHREVEPORT, La. - Many people get calls disguised as local phone numbers, but they may be companies trying to sale goods to consumers. This is called …

Security

First state net neutrality law took effect today, countering FCC repeal

Washington state law replaces repealed federal regulations.<p>The State of Washington today became the first US state to impose a net neutrality law …

Net Neutrality

This Tennessee doctor got political. Then he sued Trump and won. Now he's out of a job.

NASHVILLE — A Tennessee doctor who became a social media sensation because of statements on President Trump, racism and Colin Kaepernick — and who later sued the president over First Amendment rights — is losing his job at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.<p>Eugene Gu, 32, a Vanderbilt surgery …

Donald Trump

Which Volcanoes Are Most Overdue for Eruption?

The recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala are potent reminders that our planet is capable of unleashing its pent up fury at virtually any …

Volcanoes

The Federal Government Abandons the Most Popular Part of the ACA

The Justice Department won’t defend Obamacare’s preexisting-conditions provision in court—the latest in the administration’s assault on the law.<p>President Trump’s administration hasn’t lacked for innovative ways to disrupt the Affordable Care Act. Now it’s found another.<p>The filing originates in the …

Health Care

Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island: mayor

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Approximately 600 homes have been swallowed by lava flows from Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since early last month, marking its most destructive eruption in modern times, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said on Thursday.<p>The latest estimate of property losses from …

Geology

VPNFilter malware infecting 500,000 devices is worse than we thought

Malware tied to Russia can attack connected computers and downgrade HTTPS.<p>Two weeks ago, officials in the private and public sectors warned that …

Cybersecurity

NASA's administrator says he switched his position on climate change because he 'read a lot'

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine explained to The Washington Post on Tuesday why his position on climate change has evolved.<p>In a 2013 speech on the House floor, Bridenstine, a former three-term Republican congressman from Oklahoma who served as a pilot in the Navy, denied the scientific consensus …

Climate Change

How Donald Trump is weaponising the courts for political ends

It was a startling omission, even according to the peculiar moral norms of the Trump era. When Wendy Vitter, one of the US president’s judicial nominees, was asked whether she supported the supreme court’s 1954 Brown v Board of Education decision to end racial segregation in schools – a near sacred …

Donald Trump

Evidence is growing that Trump doesn’t have the votes to survive impeachment in the Senate

In retrospect, the fatal turning point for Trump happened with astonishing speed.<p>On November 18, 2016, Trump announced that Senator Jeffrey …

Donald Trump

Controversial antibacterial ingredient now linked to inflammation and cancer

In the early 1970s, the chemical triclosan began to appear in a multitude of products. From soaps and toothpastes to cleaning supplies and …

Microbiology

New Windows 10 April 2018 Update build: Microsoft fixes Intel, Toshiba SSD crashes

But Microsoft recommends most users wait until it offers Windows 10 April 2018 Update for specific devices.<p><i>Video: Windows 10 April 2018 Update:</i> …

Windows 10

In 2018, Windows died at home and nobody cared

While Microsoft's desktop operating system continues to be a key fixture of enterprise computing environments, it faces extinction at home. And …

Mobile Devices

Christian leaders call out the heresy of Trumpism

Maybe it takes a royal wedding to offer lessons in what a good sermon sounds like.<p>Maybe it takes one of the world’s most elitist institutions — a monarchy, for goodness’ sake — to provide a view of Christianity rooted not in conservative cultural warfare (or unrelenting support for President Trump) …

Faith

Windows 10 April 2018 Update problems: Users struggle with mystery 'black screen'

Is third-party antivirus to blame for the latest Windows 10 update issues?<p><i>Video: Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Here's what you can expect.</i><p><b>Update, May</b> …

Windows 10

New VPNFilter malware targets at least 500K networking devices worldwide

IntroFor several months, Talos has been working with public- and private-sector threat intelligence partners and law enforcement in researching an …

Cybersecurity

Stealthy, Destructive Malware Infects Half a Million Routers

Home routers have become the rats to hackers' bubonic plague: an easily infected, untreated, and ubiquitous population in which dangerous digital …

Cybersecurity

Goodbye World: We’ve Passed the Carbon Tipping Point For Good

Atmospheric carbon levels are probably stuck at 400 parts per million, scientists say.<p>It's a banner week for the end of the world, because we've officially pushed atmospheric carbon levels past their dreaded 400 parts per million. Permanently.<p>According to a blog post last Friday from the Scripps …

Climate Change

EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

NEW YORK (AP) — A reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of an Environmental Protection Agency building by a security guard Tuesday for trying to cover a meeting on water contaminants in which some reporters were welcomed and others were not.<p>An aide to EPA …

Donald Trump

EPA blocks CNN and Associated Press journalists from attending Pruitt speech

The Environmental Protection Agency blocked reporters from several news outlets from a national summit on Tuesday where Scott Pruitt, the agency's chief, was speaking.<p>Journalists from CNN, the Associated Press and E&E News, a publication that covers energy and environment issues, were barred by the …

News Industry

The Privacy Scandal That Should Be Bigger Than Cambridge Analytica

Wireless carriers are sharing your real-time location with shady third parties—and a bug lets anyone use that data to track you.<p>Stop me if you’ve …

Privacy

Donald Trump Comes Unglued Amid Growing Pressure From Bob Mueller

When the Senate Judiciary Committee convened last month to approve a bill to protect Robert Mueller, a number of Republicans opposed to the proposal …

Donald Trump

'SNL' hits a comedic nerve with its Trump/Sopranos skit

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Saturday Night Live's" season finale once again served up an opening political sketch that told the truth while making us laugh. This time, the iconic show ended its 43rd season with a parody of the famed last scene from "The Sopranos" series finale, where Tony Soprano sat at a diner …

Donald Trump

House Democrats are collecting signatures to force a vote on net neutrality

A coalition of House Democrats has begun proceedings to force a vote to restore net neutrality protections. The discharge petition, introduced by Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA), allows the House to force a vote if half the representatives sign on, giving activists until the end of the session in January to …

Internet

Today's talker: Big win for net neutrality, but the fight is not over

You either stand with big cable or you stand with consumer, pick a side. Pundits and readers debate.<p><i>The Senate voted 52-47 on Wednesday to disapprove the Federal Communication Commision’s (FCC) recent order replacing 2015’s net neutrality rules.</i><p>Big cable, net neutrality and you<p>Show of hands: How …

Net Neutrality

State to defend California law allowing life-ending drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Betsy Davis threw herself a party before becoming one of the first people to use a California law allowing her to take her own life in 2016.<p>Her sister and other advocates fear others won't have the same choice after a Riverside County judge threw out the law Tuesday …

Jerry Brown

Worst-case climate change scenario is even worse than we thought | New Scientist

The phrase “worse than we thought” is a cliché when it comes to climate change. There are lots of studies suggesting we’re in for more warming and …

Senate votes to overturn Ajit Pai’s net neutrality repeal

Senate defies "armies of lobbyists," but House may help FCC kill net neutrality.<p>The US Senate today voted to reverse the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

This malware is harvesting saved credentials in Chrome, Firefox browsers

Researchers say the new Vega Stealer malware is currently being used in a simple campaign but has the potential to go much further.<p>Vega Stealer …